Kwame Kilpatrick trial resumes Thursday

Federal trial against ex-Detroit mayor reconvenes Thursday after holiday break

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DETROIT - The federal corruption trial against former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and others will continue Thursday after a week off.

Before the holiday break, Kilpatrick's former assistant Marc Cunningham took the stand. He testified he gave cash kickbacks to Kilpatrick's father, Bernard Kilpatrick, who is among the defendants in the trial.

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Cunningham also testified he led the FBI to Kilpatrick through a fake bribe. He agreed to testify against Kilpatrick for a lighter sentence.

The prosecution expects to wrap up its side of the case by the end of January.

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